State sentences 4 in card fraud case

State sentences 4 in card fraud case

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Four people convicted in a fraud ring that stole credit, debit, and gift cards were sentenced in federal court on Thursday.

United States District Court Judge Hugh Lawson handed down the sentence to Antonio Hernandez-Vilar, 44, Eduardo Rodriguez-Martinez, 41, Gustavo Hernandez­corona, 48, and Aquiles Alvarez-Valdes, 40, all from Tampa, Florida.

They were sentenced to at least 4 years in prison and ordered to pay a joint restitution of more than $14,000 to known victims.

The defendants received the following sentences:

Antonio Hernandez-Vilar: 80 months imprisonment
Eduardo Rodriguez-Martinez: 48 months imprisonment
Gustavo Hernandez-Corona: 57 months imprisonment
Aquiles Alvarez-Valdez: 57 months imprisonment

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